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Selling: April 24, 2015

Lot 1934: Colt - Python

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Desirable First Year Serial Number 170 Colt Python Double Action Revolver
Estimated Price: $5,000 - $7,500
Serial #Colt - Python ManufacturerColt ModelPython
TypeRevolver Gauge357 Mag Catalog Page313
Barrel6 Inch Vent Rib FinishBlue GripWalnut
Stock ClassCurio & Relic Handgun RatingSee Condition
DescriptionManufactured in 1955, the first year of production for the Colt Python. Standard markings, with a serrated pinned ramp front and adjustable square notch rear sight. Checkered wide spur hammer, serrated trigger serrated back strap and a shrouded ejector rod. Fitted with the original checkered walnut grips with gold Rampant Colt medallions.

ConditionExcellent overall with 97% original deep polished blue finish. Displaying some scattered light handling marks, a slight drag line on the cylinder, a small area of edge wear near the muzzle, and some small scattered dings. Grips are very good with some smoothed checkering, and some small chips at the toe of the butt.
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